For the last 11 years, Preet Heer is has worked with the City of Surrey, where she is a senior planner. She is responsible for the City Centre Plan and other neighbourhood plans. Heer has also worked in policy development in a range of areas, including agricultural policy and social planning as well as development planning.
Before joining the City of Surrey, Heer worked in the non-profit sector as a community planner for Surrey Social Futures; she also worked as a sessional instructor in the Department of Sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Heer completed a master’s degree in community and regional planning at UBC, and an urban studies certificate at SFU. She is passionate about designing healthy communities and is a part-time yoga instructor.